The Walt Disney Company Associate Principal Counsel in Lake Buena Vista, Florida

The Walt Disney World® Resort Legal Department is seeking qualified candidates for an Associate Principal Counsel position responsible for sales, marketing and other commercial transactional matters.

Responsibilities :

  • Commercial transactions, including negotiating and drafting various sales, marketing, events and other agreements, reviewing marketing programs and collateral, and providing legal advice to various business units.

Basic Qualifications :

  • A transactional attorney with a minimum of 7 years of commercial transactional experience to support sales and marketing related business areas

  • Excellent negotiation, contract drafting, and written and verbal communication skills including the ability to communicate concepts and issues effectively with all levels of management

  • Self-motivated and able to multi-task and work independently on projects and assignments

  • Ability to spot various issues that could arise out of a business initiative

  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate risk, to advise various business units of the risks, and to exercise sound legal judgment

  • Strong business acumen

  • Proven client relationship skills and outstanding interpersonal skills, ability to explain complex legal issues in plain terms

  • Team-oriented

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a solution oriented approach to legal issues

  • Demonstrated capacity to stay abreast of relevant, emerging trends in the law, including those relating to privacy and data protection

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Transactional experience in sales and marketing matters

  • Understanding of the hospitality, travel and entertainment industry

  • Experience with trademark/copyright issues and social media is a plus

Required Education :

  • Juris Doctor from an accredited law school; top tiered preferred

  • Admission to the State Bar of Florida or willingness and qualification to be Registered In-House Counsel in the State of Florida

Additional Information :




Job ID: 590339BR

Location: Lake Buena Vista,Florida

Job Posting Company: The Walt Disney Company (Corporate)